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chevee

[shuh-vey]
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noun Jewelry.
  1. cuvette(def 1).
  2. a smooth gem with a slightly depressed surface.
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Origin of chevee

< French chevée, noun use of feminine of chevé, past participle of chever to make a hollow in < Latin cavāre, derivative of cavus hollow; see cave
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